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Advertising Schools In Arizona

Arizona has 7 accredited advertising schools where advertising faculty who teach advertising classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in advertising in the state of Arizona, which encompasses advertising training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson

    2525 N Country Club Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85716

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  2. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  3. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  4. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  5. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  6. The Art Institute of Phoenix

    2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2859

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  7. The Art Institute of Tucson

    5099 E. Grant Rd. #100, Tucson, Arizona 85712

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Advertising Employment

Arizona 4,120
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Arizona

4,760 5,760 5,950 5,500 4,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of advertising is shrinking. There were 640 less advertising professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for advertising professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of advertising professionals working around the nation.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$55,965 $57,065 $51,522 $69,640 $75,008
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are growing in Arizona. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,965 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $75,008 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Arizona

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90th percentile

Thus, advertising professionals' salaries grew by 25% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of advertising, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid advertising professionals earn 266% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Arizona

Business Administration
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Public Relations
Small Business
Visual Communications

In Arizona, advertising professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited advertising schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006 there were 145 advertising graduates from advertising courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 83 graduates.

Thus there was a 43% percent decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. Most of these graduates, or 75%, earned an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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